Batteries Not Included ?
Recycling International Magazine
Tzvi Levinson & Tina Bao, Advocates
EU manufacturers and importers of electrical and electronic equipment should be well aware of their obligations under the EU’s WEEE Directive and under the RoHS Directive covering restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in the self-same equipment. But what about batteries contained in such products? This article assesses the key points to consider and comes to the conclusion that, when selling electrical and electronic equipment, your obligations do not end with the WEEE and RoHS Directives.